Get to Know Your Neighbors. (No, Seriously.): Shannon Hayes on Edible Radio
Posted May 08 2010 12:17pm
Our media, our TV shows, our fictionthey all talk a big game about neighborliness and community. At the same time, as Americans the thing we value most, it seems, is our independence. We’re taught that we shouldn’t rely on others. That if we make the effort to reach out to those around us, we’re nosy. We’re meddlers. But when you’re trying to build a community, reaching out to those around you is the first crucial step.